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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
to tucker good morning. >> good morning steve that is big news. i don't know what to make of it. >> do i need to console you. >> i am not sure clouds on the increase, storms to the south and west, partly to mostly cloudy day, temperatures expected to be in the 90s. a shower or two later this afternoon. cloud cover off to the north partly sunny morning here in the immediate washington area. notice pittsburgh, portions of ohio, shower and thunderstorm activity, possible some of that could slip in during the course to have day with the cloud cover temperatures will be held back a little bit yesterday we were thinking mid-90s now we are thinking low to mid-90s temperatures a few degrees cooler, regan national, 79 degrees, 79, 66 frederick, 63 winchester, 71 at the naval air station your forecast today more clouds and sun showers this afternoon generally speaking a dry day with a high temperature of 91 degrees still looking at a lot of heat around here on friday, on time traffic and julie. >> travelling along new york avenue at montana we had problem with the signal lights lanes are open once
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 9:00am EDT
will play center, big shoes to fill. >> clinton poritis? >> we don't expect him back either. i don't know how much of a market there is for clinton he is an aging older running back and taken a lot of hits some times when you take one too many other teams will be cautious of paying you big bucks when they don't know if you can do it with wear and tear. >> fresh start again let's see what we can do. >> thanks dave. >>> we are following developing story on capitol hill, of course we are talking about the debt debate the death line rapidly approaching congress is heading toward a vote today, but just one step in what will be a very complicated process, as fox's doug luzader explains from capitol hill. >> president obama has promised to veto what the house may do today, many republicans think he is bluffing, no exaggeration to say the political world revolves around john boehner today s the vote he will try to push through his plan to hike the debt ceiling in exchange for spending cuts starting to win over deficit hawks in his own party. >> cuts we can bank, step in the right direction, we ge
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
has done this at the fair oak mall, tyson's uss carl vinson corner center and green big brother shopping center. police saw he preys on women in their teens and early 20s, distracts them in the store and cuts their bottoms and takes off. >>> a mount rainier police officer being held without bond now on attempted murder charges. prosecutors say gene gillette lured a man to his home. he shot the man several times. the defense argues gillette is the victim saying he shot in self-defense after the accuser tried to rob him. also revealed in court, the prosecution said gillette has done this before and his other case is currently under investigation. >>> in sports, redskins players arrive for training camp today at ashburn officially kicking off camp tomorrow but that will not include quarterback donovan mcnabb. >> as expected, he has been traded. the redskins and minnesota vikings have agreed to a deal. it is not official yet. an announcement is expected some time today. the skins will get a 2012 sixth round pick and a conditional pick in the following year. >> they also got jabar ga
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 10:00pm EDT
it working several big stories. a police officer accused of shooting a man who refused his sexual advances, and then trying to cover it up. the new details emerging in the case. >>> rush hour once again turning into happy hour on the rails. fox 5 investigates new complaints about the so-called party train. >>> we're going to begin tonight with major new plans to curb crime in a hopping dc night life area. thanks for joining us, everyone. i'm brian bolter? i'm shawn yancy. operations adams morgan kicked off with more officers patrolling clubs and restaurants. >> police are cracking down even harder. some business owners worry it could drive customers away. matt ackland is live tonight, matt. >> reporter: big plans under way, and the one probably getting the most attention is starting friday night at 10:00 p.m. police plan to remove all of the cars here. they are restricting parking, and the people that continue to park here will actually be towed away, given a $50 ticket. also, police are getting some help from dpw and the fire marshal. the fire marshal will come in and inspect some of the
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Jul 27, 2011 9:00am EDT
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FOX
Jul 27, 2011 5:00pm EDT
by the congressional budget office. and when it comes to reid's plan, it was off by $500 billion the big difference was that it did deliver on 2 is $.2 trillion in sages over a span of 10 years and -- and they argued that each other's plan had no chance of passing and they claimed theirs is the only proposal to end up ending crisis. >> economists, market analysts and agencies said the world economy can't bear this kind of uncertainty any longer. and they set a short-term as long as of an umpending default that results in the loss of our aaa rating that kept interest rates low in this country and saved consumers money for more than 70 years. >> if i could get more, i would get more and at this hour n my opinion, there is no ability to get more and the plan on the table is the best opportunity we have to hold the president's feet to the fire. >> and the plan would lift the debt ceiling until early next year. senator reid said his plan would not only cut government spending like speaker baehner's but lift it until the end of 2012 fick. and the president -- 2012. the president would not sign a short-te
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 5:00am EDT
and senate leader harry reid each have their own plans and are trying to get support for them. >>> the big story we are following this morning, i prince george's county police officer facing attempted murder and sex charges. officer gene gillette is due in court for a bopped hearing. investigators say he lured the victim john hall to his home earlier this month with a promise that he was going to be in a porn video. they say the officer demanded sexual favors and when hall refused, gillette fired several shots at him. officer yilette told police he shot a carjacking suspect at his house but officials a the story just didn't add up. hall was in the hospital with several gunshot wounds for about two weeks before recovering. >> the truth came out. >> it was because of the investigate. the investigators responded to the scene right away and they were able to, through their investigation, determine what happened. >> it was a relief too also because it take the blame on my brother-in-law off. >> if convicted, gillette could face up to life in prison. >>> new details about a serial stabber target
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
a big boost of support from a large group of gop freshmen many who initially opposed the measure because it didn't slash spending enough. >> we wanted to go bigger. this is the only proposal on the table that accomplishes the goals that we set out to do. >> reporter: the senate majority leader with his own debt plan proposal says democrats won't support boehner's bill in its current form and changes will have to be made. >> bill in one fell swoop just pulls -- this bill in one fell swoop just pulls the progress on progress for american families. >> reporter: boehner says it's the state's duty to pass the bill but democrats maintain the proposal is bad for the country because it's a short term solution that will hurt the middle class. >> we have five days remaining until a few extremist republicans and note i say a few drive very calmly off a cliff because they're too radical and inexperienced compromise. >> reporter: more than as do ceos sent letters to -- more than a dozen ceos sent letters to the white house urging them to make a deal quickly. in other words, there will be grave conseq
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 4:25am EDT
frasier is the detector of economic studies at the heritage foundation. >> on august 3rd, we have a big crop of social security checks waiting to go out. >> reporter: house democratic leader nancy pelosi warns even if speaker boehner salvages his plan in the house, it could be a brief victory. >> i don't know about what he has in his own caucus but i do know the bill is dead on arrival in the senate. >> reporter: tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >> the house is set to vote on speaker boehner's plan today but with the report out from the cbo, the speaker says she will find more budget cuts to make up the gap. it is tentatively set for a vote tomorrow. >>> fox 5 morning news starts right now at 4:30. >>> good morning on this wednesday, july 27th. taking a live look at the washington monument this morning. a pleasant day for some in our area but already kind of of warm here in the washington, d.c. area. i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's check in with tucker barnes once again. it will be a d.c.ken day i guess you could say compared to what it will be later. >> here is the d
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 4:25am EDT
. >>> there are big plans to curb crime in a popular d.c. nightlife area. operation adam morgan kicked off with more officers patrolling clubs and restaurants. this weekend, all parking along 18th street from columbia road to kalorama will be shut down from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the fire march shall will be check -- marshall will be checking for overcrowding. >> there is not enough public parking. this is not enough good transportation. you are teaching the people not to come here. >> walking in the middle of the street, fights taking place, people walking around with alcohol in their hands outside of public spaces, open use of drugs. >> police say nothing is etched in stone. they are will be to change almost anything involved in this enforcement if it will help stop crime. >>> police have released two new pictures of a suspected serial slasher in fairfax county. investigators say this man has cut at least five young women. police say he preys on women in their teens and early 20s. he distracts them in the store, cuts their back side and then takes off. if you recognize him, call police. >>> a mou
FOX
Jul 26, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >>> another big story, the debt ceiling debate, there is word of a major setback for house speaker john boehner's plan to raise not debt limit. the nonpartisan congressional budget office this evening reported the speaker's plan is short on its promised deficit savings, real short and the clock is ticking with the deadline just a week away. fox 5's tom fitzgerald back now from capitol hill and we're talking billions of dollars here. >> that's correct. the speakers office headed back to the drawing board tonight. the nonpartisan congressional budget office issued a report saying the speaker's plan would cut $150 billion less than promised. this development has thrown more confusion into a debate that's getting more complicated every day. facing pressure from conservative house republicans, speaker john boehner is still trying to lock down votes for his plan to raise the debt ceiling. >> we have a bill that is a reasonable approach negotiated with the senate leadership that really is common sense. there's more cuts in spending than you have in increase in the debt limit. >> reporter: the
FOX
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the street at night to curb crime, find out who is considering a youth curfew now. >>> a big mistake in norfolk, virginia, apparently unnoticed for years until a tourist came along. he noticed the city was called north block, sent the picture to the mayor office who wrote him to thank almost and let him know it's going to be replaced. the city says the cover had been in place since the early '90s. >>> fox 5 monitoring metro tonight. we're giving you the chance to leave your mark on the transit agency. last week metro announced a long awaited virtual tunnel between the farragut north and west stations. they're looking for a better name for the virtual tunnel. the winner gets a $300 smarttrip card. here are a couple of the suggestions so far. farragut crossing, the funnel, the uppercut, metro center bypass and the farragut shuffle. would you like to leave your suggestion? we've got a link to the web page. go to www.myfoxdc.com. click on web links. >>> maryland has a new plan to help battle cancer. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight, brian, why some virginia post o
FOX
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
, pretty big ones too up towards cleveland and chicago and some of that is going to make its way into the washington area during the course of the day today. not perfectly sunny conditions expected today as we'll kind of be partly to mostly cloudy for much of the day. let's do temperatures now. overnight, falling back to the 60s. nice morning in martinsburg. here in washington, we are a little warmer. we are holding on to the heat again, 79 in downtown washington. open up for you a little bit. cloud cover and rain holding temperatures down in maces like pittsburgh. we are at 70 and 74 in chicago. here is your forecast. mostly cloudy. could be some showers during the course of the day. 91 your daytime high and we are in for a lot of heat starting tomorrow. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with julie wright. what is going on? >> well, it is not so bad right now. you will find lanes are open in each direction traveling to and from the wilson bridge. the trip northbound on i-95 this morning for you guys working your way out of dale city and headed up towards the capital beltway, rice
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am EDT
outdoors. >> a lot of people exercising. >> yes, today another beautiful one, highs 90, low hood mity, big changes tomorrow -- humidity, big changes tomorrow. >> good or bad side. >> hot side. numbers, 78 right now regan national, generally in the washington mid-atlantic, up in new england, boston 69. heart of the heat all summer long continues today looking at the five day forecast, in dallas, dallas does not have a forecast high under 102 so that gives you an idea how hot it is. wichita, 104, st. louis excessive heat warning the brunt of the heat off to the west a little piece of that energy will slip east and heat things up for us enjoy today by tomorrow and on friday, right back into the upper 90s close to 100 by friday. >>> satellite radar lots of sunshine expected mentioning all morning, carolinas, to new york, up to chicago, we don't have a cloud in the skies, just a few passing fair weather clouds, nice and dry highs 90 degrees even cooler than yesterday your five day forecast more humidity tomorrow, 95, friday dangerous heat likely heat advisoryings, near 100, not much better sat
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Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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Jul 27, 2011 6:00am EDT
rages on. hopes for a vote on one of the proposals that has stalled because of some big questions over how much money it will actually save. >>> let'slike out over the washington area this morning on this wednesday morning. it is july 27th, 2011. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. >> we want to let you know our mortgage help phone bank just kicked off here at 6:00. it runs through 10:00 this morning. experts with the maryland mortgage assistance program are here to answer your questions about mortgage and flosh issues. they will direct you to program that can help. the number to call is there on your screen. -- your questions about mortgage and foreclosure issues. >>> here are the numbers. 202-859-3307. we also have a web chat set up for you would hike to log onto myfoxdc.com. you can do so -- if all like to log onto myfoxdc.com -- if you would like to log onto myfoxdc.com. >> let's check in with tucker barnes. >> the group next door up nice and early. i'm very impressed. >> i'm very impressed too. >> our forecast today will be a good one. generally sunshine
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